Sarah Damian, November 25, 2015
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Bea Edwards, November 17, 2015
International standards establish the right to “an effective remedy”,
“the right to simple and prompt recourse, or any other effective recourse, to a
competent court or tribunal” 
Report of the Redesign Panel on the United Nations system of administration of justice A/61/205
Sarah Nash, November 10, 2015
This week marks the fifth anniversary of the passing of Dr. Dean Wyatt, a former Government Accountability Project (GAP) client who blew the whistle on violations of humane handling and food safety regulations in Oklahoma and Vermont slaughter plants. His story is an important one to tell because it illustrates the trap that federal whistleblowers found themselves in before strong legal safeguards were put in place to protect them. Dr.
Anne Polansky, November 06, 2015
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Staff, November 03, 2015
On Thursday, November 5th, the Syracuse University Association of Public Diplomacy Scholars will host its Annual Symposium: Building a More Secure World: Public Diplomacy for 21st Century Actors. The event will convene at 9:00 am at the Center For Strategic International Studies, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC. GAP’s International Program Director Bea Edwards will participate and discuss long term support for democratic governance and the promotion of human rights through whistleblower protection.
Bea Edwards, October 29, 2015
Anders Kompass, Director, Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), has been named UN Friend of the Year 2015 by the Swedish United Nations Association. Mr.
Alison Glick, October 28, 2015
Staff, October 27, 2015
In a recent letter to President Obama, 45 organizations from across the ideological spectrum called on the administration to support whistleblower protections for Intelligence Community contractors. The letter can be viewed here!
Bea Edwards, October 26, 2015
States may restrict access to information in specific areas and narrow circumstances, yet the disclosure of information relating to human rights or humanitarian law violations should never be the basis of penalties of any kind…
UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression
Staff, October 23, 2015
“People who expose wrongdoing on national security and intelligence issues around the world are often given weak or no protection and are often subject to retaliation, creating a “chilling effect on people speaking out”, a United Nations report has found.”